Halloween doors

Notre Dame Elementary School students Lauren Johnson and Mackenzie Niksa prepare to decorate their homeroom door.

Student council decorates doors

Notre Dame Student Council formed committees with the student body in grades six to eight to decorate homeroom doors for Halloween. More than thirty students stayed after school, working together to create decorated doors. This initiative was to not only celebrate Halloween but also to create school spirit and fellowship. The students were excited, they were creative and they were enthusiastic. They had tape flying and paper scraps everywhere as they created unique doors to bring smiles to everyone’s faces.

NDCL performs ‘Thurber Carnival’

Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin’s performing arts department will present “A Thurber Carnival,” Friday to Sunday. Show times are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Sam. J. Frankino Stage in the Pat and Janet O’Brien Center for the Performing Arts, 13000 Auburn Road in Chardon. Tickets are $10 each and will be sold at the door 30 minutes before curtain time. NDCL students are admitted free with their student IDs.

Parkour at library

Kindergarteners through fifth-graders can navigate obstacles, games and challenges during “Parkour” at the Library, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday at the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St. in Chagrin Falls. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Registration is requested for the free event at 440-247-3556.

Prepare for kindergarten

The Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road in Gates Mills, offers a kindergarten readiness program for children, ages 3 to 6, and a caregiver, 6-7 p.m. on Monday. Registration is requested for the free program at 440-423-4808.

Teens program circuits

Teens, ages 10 to 18, can learn to build and program electronic circuits using an Arduino Uno in an introductory class, 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road in Gates Mills. Registration is requested for the free program at 440-423-4808.

On Nov. 8, 6-8 p.m., the library is inviting teens back to build and code an obstacle avoiding robot with the program. They’ll learn how to tweak the code to alter the robot’s actions. Registration is again required at 440-423-4808.

NDES donates to Ozanman

Recently, Notre Dame Elementary School seventh-graders students collected personal care items to donate to the Ozanman Center. This organization depends on donations to provide low-income families with necessary items. Students sorted the items gathered based on product type such as shampoo/conditioner, soap, dental products and detergents. Sixteen boxes of personal care products were collected to donate.

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